We offer individual, paired-peer, and group therapy for speech, language, cognitive, and aural impairments. Our staff of speech-language pathologists, development specialists and aides will work with you to develop your child's speech and language skills to ensure the best quality of personalized care.
In individual therapy you and your child will work one-on-one with a certified speech-language pathologist to develop your child's communications skills. Therapeutic techniques will be personalized for each child an may include: DIRE/Floor Time, Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC), PROMPT, Talk Tools, Picture Communication Exchange System or other techniques to encourage your child's speech and/or language skills.
Children with speech, language and social interpersonal difficulties are paired with children of similar ages and language abilities. Therapy focuses on assisting children meet their individual speech, language and/or social language goals within a social environment that encourages cooperative play and verbalization.
Group therapy is recommended for children who would benefit from peer modeling. The groups we offer are listed below, and the size of the groups can vary. The groups Mommy, Daddy, and Me and Let's Play are offered in both English and Spanish.
|Social-Pragmatic Groups||Early Language Development Groups||Other|
|Stepping Stones||Mommy, Daddy and Me||Let's Play (Down syndrome)|
|Pathways||First Step||Tongue Thrust|
|Gateways||Story Talk (early reading)|
|Bridges||Gestures with Babies|
Our speech-language pathologists also provide consultation to the following specialty programs and clinics at Rady Children's:
- Feeding Team
- Cochlear Implant Program
- Audiology (Hearing)
- Autism Discovery Institute, including Alexa's PLAYC
- Down Syndrome Center
- Cleft Palate Clinic
- Craniofacial Disorders
- Rehabilitation Medicine
- Children's Care Connection (C3)
- Helen Bernardy Center for Medically Fragile Children
- Speech-Language Pathology
8010 Frost Street, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92123
- Phone: 858-966-5838
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